Rabivac Vet contains tissue culture adapted rabies virus (strain PV 11) propagated on BHK-21 cells. The virus is inactivated with bromoethylenimine (BEI), a proven Aziridine compound, and adjuvanted with Aluminium Hydroxide Gel. Each dose of 1 ml of Rabivac Vet provides ‰¥2.5 IU potency meeting the WHO standards.
Rabivac Vet is recommended for immunization of dogs and other domestic animals against rabies infection, both for Prophylactic and Post-bite therapy.
– The vaccine vial should be thoroughly shaken before withdrawal of contents.
– Sterile syringe & needle should be used.
– Hygienic and sterile precautions should be followed while administration of vaccine.
ROUTE : Subcutaneous / Intramuscular
1 ml to Dogs, Cattle and other species of animals.
Primary Vaccination : Above 3 months of age.
If given below 3 months of age, booster dose should be at 3 months of age with a gap of 21 days.
As per WHO, annual vaccination is recommended in endemic areas.
The following schedule of vaccination is suggested for Post-bite therapy.
1st dose 0 day i.e., the day of 1st injection
2nd dose 3rd day
3rd dose 7th day
4th dose 14th day
5th dose 28th day
6th dose 90th day (booster dose – Optional)
Post vaccination reactions/Side effects:
Generally no adverse reactions are noticed. Occasionally a palpable swelling may occur at the site of injection that is transient in nature.
Storage and transport:
1 ml : Single dose vial
5 ml & 10 ml : Multi-dose vial